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Lecturer in Finance

Surrey Business School

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Wednesday 05 February 2020
Closing Date:  Friday 06 March 2020
Interview Date:  Friday 27 March 2020
Reference:  009120

Surrey Business School (SBS) is a mid-sized business school with over 110 academic staff members from around the globe, and a highly cohesive and collegial atmosphere. The school is accredited by AACSB (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and by AMBA (the Association of MBAs). The school’s particular strengths are in digital innovation and technological transformation, international trade and investment, leadership and organizational psychology, sustainability and corporate governance. Based in Guildford just outside of London, the University of Surrey is an outstanding international University with an enterprising spirit.

SBS runs a full range of programmes including undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA programmes, as well as a PhD programme. SBS is becoming increasingly active in executive education (both open-enrolment and tailor-made programmes). The Surrey Business School is supported by three research centres: Centre for Digital Economy, Centre for Management Learning and the Centre for Social Innovation Management, where staff are actively engaged in cross-disciplinary research. Through our Business Insights Lab, the school works closely with companies and other stakeholders. SBS has strong links with many technology-oriented start-ups and established firms in London, and the South-East of England in general. For further information, please visit the SBS website.

The Department of Finance and Accounting brings together internationally renowned academics who undertake research into, and teach, a wide range of finance and accounting-related topics. The Finance and Accounting staff have a history of publishing in leading journals, such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Review of Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, and Financial Management. The department also has a CFA university affiliation, as well as professional accreditation from all five leading UK accounting professional associations.

Please visit the department website at: for more information and details on our research and teaching foci.

Our team manages a wide range of finance and accounting related programmes, e.g. BSc in Accounting and Finance, BSc in Economics and Finance, MSc in Accounting and Finance, MSc in International Corporate Finance, MSc in International Financial Management, MSc in Investment Management. The department is led by Professor Bonnie Buchanan and includes a healthy mix of research active faculty and practitioner Teaching Fellows, the latter bringing a wealth of business experience.

We seek to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Finance to join our team. The successful applicant will demonstrate clear evidence of their capability to publish world class research (4* and 3* journals), teach investments and/or banking and related areas across the curricula of UG and PG programmes. They will be expected to play an active role in leading and developing taught programmes, characterised by contemporary academic and commercial content that utilises thoughtful pedagogic approaches to learning and wider student experience. It is also desirable that the successful applicant have the capability/willingness to teach FinTech related courses.

Being physically present on campus through much of the working week will clearly be a key requirement of the post.

This is a full-time position. Conditions and compensation will be at internationally competitive standards and commensurate with the appointees’ experience.

If you are interested in learning more about this position,please contact Professor Bonnie Buchanan, Head of Department of Finance and Accounting:

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